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by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. we depend on goods shipped in from overseas. but a strike has effectively shut down the point of entry for many of those goods. the ports of los angeles and long beach, california. they are critical, because those ports handle about 39% of all the goods that arrive by ship. it came to about $200 billion worth this year. what's behind this strike? here's john blackstone in l.a. >> reporter: it began with 70 workers. now all 800 members of their union are on strike. but 10,000 other dock workers are refusing to cross the picket line. that has brought the normally busy port to a new stand still. geraldine knatz directs the port of los angeles. >> there's probably about a billion dollars worth of goods that come through this port everyday and we probably got about 900,000 or so people in the southland whose jobs are tied to the activity going through this port. >> reporter: the ports are clogged with 16 ships waiting to be unloaded. another six are anchored off the coast. >> if the ships are
. thank you for being with us. we'll see you back here monday night. >> this week, cbs became the first news organization besides fox to ask who changed the talking points. this is very dangerous for gormists to start asking questions. >> the whole issue of benghazi has been a tawdry affair. >> we do not intend to sfand by while ambassador susan rice, who had nothing to do with this tragic benghazi attack, or its aftermath, is made the scapegoat of the tragedy because she relayed to the public, the only official intelligence that was available to the administration at the time. >> i have found no heroes here in washington. the focus on... and in some case, the obsessive focus on ambassador rice's appearance on a series of sunday shows several months ago is misplaced and misguided. >> why did the administration put her out there as the spokesperson to end up misleading the world on what really happened in benghazi. i believe a president should be able to pick his cabinet, unless it's something egregeious. the senate robberies are saying, if what you said on five consecutive shows on sund
? >> this week cbs news became the first news organization besides fox to ask president obama who changed the benghazi talking points? this is very dangerous for the white house. journalists should suddenly start asking real questions. >> whole issue of benghazi has been a dre fair. >> we do not intend to stand by while ambassador susan rice, who had nothing to do with it, tragic benghazi attack, or its aftermath is made the scapegoat of the tragedy, because she relayed to the public the only official intelligence that was available to the administration, at the time. >> i have found no heroes here in washington. the focus on and in some cases the obsessive focus on ambassador rice's appearance on a series of sunday shows several months ago is misplaced and misguided. >> why did the administration put her out there as the spokesperson and try to what it end up being misleading the world on what happened in benghazi? >> i believe the president should be able to pick his cabinet unless something egregious. wait, if what you say on few shows sunday was false because somebody gave you bad inf
.5% on that news. read between the lines of a profile of cbs's chief in the wall street journal this morning, the good and bad news, cbs's king of broadcast tv which based a threat to get down 10% this season in ratings, the audience down 20% but between the lines this follows profiles of his big rival, the ceo of viacom. cbs and viacom control redstone, now 89 years old, in the driver's seat, and campaigning for a shot at the seat. cheryl: thousands of protesters are gathering in egypt's tahrir square falling egyptian is longest rushing through and approving a draft constitution. steve harrison joined us from cairo, egypt. >> the moves by the egyptian government to put through a constitution, rush it through in one night was aimed to calm these protests on the rig on the street the the reverse has happened, the opposition appears more energized right now, the largest press we have seen in days. the draft constitution has been criticized by opponents of the government who are concerned about protection of women's rights and concerned about a role of islamic law in egypt's legislation as well
not be with nbc or cbs or absentee. it would instead be with the arabic news channel. it was a week after his inauguration. >> my job to the muslim world is to communicate that americans are not your enemy. we have not been perfect. we can have disagreements but still be respectful. i did k not respect terrorist organizations. and we will hunt them down. but to the broader muslim world where we're going to be offering is a hand of friendship. >> we're going to be a hand of friendship. president obama used his first tv interview as president to address what he viewed as job one of his new administration. mending our relationship with the the muslim world. after eight years of george bush being america's face to the muslim world. that was his first interview. today barack obama gave his first tv interview since being reelected as president. it was not with nbc or cbs or absentee. it was instead with bloomberg news. the president sat down with the financial news network bloomberg to talk about job one for his administration now. dealing with the issue that currently has a strangle hold on this n
the election. a couple days after romney lost one of his senior advisors told cbs news, we went into the evening confident. we add good path to victory. i don't think there is one person who saw this coming. there were people who saw it coming. they just weren't in the romney campaign, apparently. and they weren't on the media outlets so the romney campaign appeared to pay attention to. >> you see, romney will take florida and virginia and north carolina. basically what i've seen. >> i agree. >> i think romney gets 279 to 281 or 286 in the electoral. >> i'm sticking with you. i think it is a two point race too. three point race. >> we will win by a san leandro slide. >> not even close. 300 electoral votes for romney. >> pretty much everybody was predicting an obama victory. that's because all of the polls were predicting an obama victory and all of the betting markets were betting an obama victory. nate had a model with obama with a 91% chance of victory. on the eve, entre gave obama a 2-1 chance of winning. that's a lot of wizards. how could mitt romney have got in it so very,
. in terms of what she did tell you -- i saw a cbs reported that i posted on gretawire.com under the headline on who's on first, which can no one decide who took out al-qaeda, some have claimed responsibility, then denied. it's the most bizarre thing. >> the most interesting thing about that, after the raid that took out bin laden we knew every single detail, as you know, within 24 hours, absolute total details, many of which placed people's lives in jeopardy, such as the doctor now in prison for life, and others. here we are, 10 or 11 weeks later and we still don't know the basics of what happened. by the way, i'm still looking for that picture of the president in the situation room with his cabinet watching the raid on the consulate in benghazi. i don't think we'll see that anytime soon. >> greta: what i didn't understand, though, and maybe you asked her, it just isn't in the reports, the discussions about who took out al-qaeda, who put it back in. one thing i didn't get, where did she come up with the idea of video and there were protests? was that in the talking points, or did that come f
crunching those numbers. the cbo, the cds, they're going to cbs even to check out the apoth carries to find out what they're prognosticating. these people are insensitive to the critical claims of the electorate and the voter out here, the population out here that says, look, we're tired of this. we're tired of this mangling the record of obama for the sake of your ideology. we're tired of you going out here trying to prove your bona fides by adhering to a principle that has nothing to do with the bottom line. the reality is they are oblivious to the numbers because the number they're concerned about is the amount of people that they can drum up, if you will, the lock step movement of the house run by republicans to make sure that obama is still resisted. now, do i want to be wrong? absolutely. do i think that there is some wiggle room? absolutely. do i pray that julian epstein is right? absolutely. but the bonerism -- excuse me, the boehnerism in this country needs to be resisted. >> call me naive -- >> very quickly, julian. >> there's a point in every debate that we call a tipping point w
channel that's all they would do. it would be nice to see somebody from cbs or nbc or fox news channel. >> brian: it is incredible. >> steve: what do you think that the president's people invited the way left people to a sit down there at the white house. e-mail at folks news.com. >> brian: the president will not talk to republicans unless they agree to raise rates. he hasn't talk to cantor in over a year. but time to meet the talk show host of the other channel. >> gretchen: maybe it was a reelection of sorts for the other election. >> brian: it is the text messaging. >> gretchen: where have i been? >> brian: predicted texts this morning. i stunned that they march was in there and confirmed >> chris: more stunned about that having or petra will come back on the program. >> brian: what i will do, i will go upstairs to my office. i believe i have her original calendar when she first came here. >> gretchen: i thought you would squirt collog. >> brian: i already have. we wear right guard. i like to smell like a locker room. >> steve: you do indeed. >> brian: he used his own gun to save hi
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